CASID/GenCen Friday Forum
Spring 2011 Schedule
All sessions held in 201 International Center
(Schedule Subject to Change)
12:00pm – 1:00 pm


January 21 Sieglinde Snapp, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences & W.K. Kellogg Biological Station
Malawi through a Different Lens: Remote Sensing to Farmer Sensing

January 28 No Friday Forum

February 4 Andrea Freidus, Center for Gender in Global Context
“Do-it-Yourself Foreign Aid” – De-professionalized Responses to Malawi’s Orphans

February 11 Stephanie Nawyn, Department of Sociology
MSU Strategic Partnerships: Building Relationships Around Gendered Violence Research in Turkey

February 18 Dr. Jiaguo Qi, Department of Geography
Dr. Richard Hula, Department of Political Science
Dr. Nathan Moore, Department of Geography
MSU Strategic Partnerships: Zhejiang University, China

February 25 Kristin Phillips, Department of Teacher Education
Jennifer Olson, College of Communication Arts & Sciences
Patty Peek, College of Nursing
John Kaneene, College of Veterinary Medicine & Center for Comparative Epidemiology
MSU Strategic Partnerships: Tanzania Partnership Project & Sustainable Community Development

March 4 Anne Ferguson, Center for Gender in Global Context
Leo Zulu, Department of Geography
Agro-Ecosystem Services: Linking Science to Action in Malawi and the Region
March 11 No Friday Forum—Spring Break

March 18 Rebecca Upton, Department of Anthropology, DePauw University
From Locusts to Ladies Men: Masculinity, Magic Bullets and Fertility Fears in HIV/AIDS Botswana
March 25 Murari Suvedi, Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies (CARRS)
Building Capacity for Development: Lessons from Nepal

April 1 Gretchen Birbeck, Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology
Cerebral Malaria Sequelae: Beyond the Body Count

April 8 Laura Apol, Department of Teacher Education

April 15 Erica Windler, Department of History CANCELLED

*Theme: “Globalization, Recession, and the Welfare of Children” Theme: “Strategic Partnerships at MSU”
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